High School Percussion Institute (one week)

The percussion institute offers opportunities for highly motivated students to work with world-class faculty in many different percussion disciplines. During your week here, you'll have master classes and ensemble opportunities on marimba, timpani, world percussion, drum set, and orchestral percussion.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 20, 2015 to June 26, 2015
Tuition: $1,115
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

The goal of the percussion institute is to prepare you for further serious study, in high school and beyond. You will perform in master classes, have individualized learning opportunities with a faculty member, and play in a variety of percussion ensembles.

Required Materials

One letter of recommendation from a private teacher or band director that outlines the student's motivation, skill level, and note-reading proficiency. Upload the letter in PDF format.

Additional Opportunities

Faculty

Dr. Christopher Norton

Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

Director of Percussion, Belmont University; Music Director, Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra

Keith A. Aleo

Instructor of Percussion / Conductor of Percussion Ensemble, Interlochen Arts Academy
Director and Instructor of Orchestral Percussion, Interlochen Percussion Institute
Adult Band Camp Percussion Faculty, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Percussion faculty, Boston Conservatory; Director of Education and Orchestral Activities at the Avedis Zildjian Co.

John Tafoya

Guest Faculty, Percussion, Interlochen Arts Camp

Professor of Percussion and Chair, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Percussion Department

Photo Galleries

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts' photo
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  • 2014 HS Percussion 345
  • 2014 HS Percussion 280

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